We train athletes. We train teams. We train clubs.

Who is Stephen Gourlay?

Playing Pro soccer is what separates Stephen from other trainers. He not only can train pro athletes, he thinks like one, cause he was one. That helps tremendously in mentally helping his athletes to prepare.

Stephen capped off his Athletic dreams by playing professional soccer in Europe for one of the most historic clubs in all of soccer, The Glasgow Rangers. He is one of four American players to ever play for the club. Unfortunately, Stephens soccer career came to a tragic end when severely damaged his ankle while on trial with Millwall FC in London.

Stephen is one of the most accomplished and sought-after Sports conditioning trainers around. He is a core and deceleration specialist. Stephen was an accomplished soccer player. In High School, he was the MVP of the Nassau County Div 1A playoffs where he let his team to back to back Div 1A county finals. In college, Stephen was All- North East and Runner-up All American. He represented NY State in regional u-23 Olympic Development programs for four years straight.

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Stephen has over 20 certifications which include Master Sports Performace Coach, Certified Speed & Agility Coach, Certified Weight Lifting Performance Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach, NSCA-CPT, ISSA-CPT, Sports Stretching and Flexibility, and the first civilian to become an NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator…to name a few.

Stephen is also the Sports Performance Consultant for Liverpool FC

Stephen has a long list of professional athletes and organizations that he has worked with. Here are just a few

Athletes Trained

  • Hanley Ramirez of the LA Dodgers
  • Yunel Escobar of the Tampa Bay Rays
  • Jonathan Hamm of the New Orleans Saints/ NY Dragons
  • Angela Ruggiero captain of Team USA women’s hockey
  • Dawn Riley the first woman to captain an Americas Cup
  • Jeremy Bracco of the Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Mateo Ritaccio of Liverpool FC
  • Nick Gaitan Spanish LaLiga Soccer
  • Carlo Ritaccio US National Team
  • Mac O’Keefe of the US National Lacrosse and
  • Designed spring training workouts for the Toronto Blue Jays

Organizations/Teams Trained

  • Oakcliff Racing/Sailing
  • Sagamore Rowing Program
  • Long Island Rough Riders Soccer
  • New York Cosmos
  • Long Island SC
  • Long Island Rebels
  • The Lady Islanders
  • Long Island Royals Hockey
  • Long Island Gulls Hockey
  • Syosset High School Lacrosse
  • Albertson Fury Soccer
  • Syosset Soccer Club and
  • Numerous other elite hockey/soccer/lacrosse teams


One Strength Training™ is the most complete strength training program designed to elevate your sports performance. The ZeroG™ performance method of training is our proprietary training method developed by Stephen Gourlay. Stephen developed this method with over 20 years of training professional and elite athletes. It is this training method that has lead to the success of many of Stephens professional athletes.
When he first sought out to train the worlds most elite athletes he first analyzed the breakdown of the performance programs the athletes used in the past. These were more traditional programs that had been developed many years ago. These programs and methods and outdates and antiquated.